Transport Planner

Industry Sector:
Built Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Development, Planning
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Please see job description
£25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Start Date:
Mattinson Partnership
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Our client is currently seeking a Transport Planner to join their Transport Planning Team in Edinburgh. The successful candidate will undertake development planning work, providing advice to private clients and local authorities on the access and transportation issues associated with development proposals spanning the residential, retail, educational, health, leisure, commercial and industrial sectors. You will have the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary teams consisting of environmental specialists, water engineers, rail engineers and highways engineers.

Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

* Provide technical transport planning expertise to private developers, highways agencies and local authorities
* Support transport planning projects including; transport assessments, travel plans, transport policy and strategies, transport research, project appraisal, accessibility studies and parking studies
* Undertake technical analysis using a range of software packages, including junction assessment/ design (ARCADY, PICADY, LINSIG, TRANSYT), trip generation (TRICS) and microsimulation (Paramics)
* Preparation of high quality technical reports and proposals

Qualifications / Experience:

* Degree educated in civil engineering, transport planning or geography
* Demonstrable experience in development planning work including development masterplanning, transport assessments and travel plans
* Awareness of current and emerging national and regional transport policies
* Experience of traffic analysis software (TRICS, ARCADY,PICADY, TRANSYT, LINSIG, Paramics etc) would be beneficial
* Excellent report-writing and communication skills

For further information on this or any other related positions do not hesitate to contact Gavin on 0141 375 7955 or

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